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'Vista ™' rose Description
'Vista ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Leslie Davis
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.
Registration name: SAValav
Exhibition name: Vista ™
Origin:
Bred by F. Harmon Saville (United States, 1994).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses as 'Vista'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Lavender.  None to mild fragrance.  22 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 15" to 18" (40 to 45 cm).  Width of 18" (45 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,031   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Justice Miniature Roses says this rose is a soft, glistening lavender...